If you live in a fire hazard area, learn how to create fire resistant structures and maintain a defensible space around your home. Get more info from UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) at the link below!
Some tips for your home:
When landscaping, consult with your local fire department to make sure that your plant selection and spacing are fire safe.
Minimize flammable plants from within 30 feet of your home. Maintain individual trees and shrubs to keep them free of dead wood.
Create space between trees and shrubs within 30-100 feet of your structure (200 feet if your local fire department requires it.
Start a local Fire Safe Council for your community to educate residents on how to protect their home and neighborhood from wildfire. Learn more about how ou can join the over 100 Fire Safe Councils below!